Fade Away — Page 5
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Veronica: oh what is it now

By the way, I actually wanted to draw Abbey raging and ready to punch David for pushing Daisy away, and having Sue holding him back, but I felt that would look too convoluted and chose not to. But it is an annoying decision because Abbey is just not the type to let Daisy get pushed around like that. It is happening off-screen though :-[ Ehhhhhhh, it does bother me quite a bit.

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Comment ID #183315

WOAH hahaha

Alex September 28, 2011, 12:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #183316

OH Abbey. i love this comic so much. Thanks Taeshi.

P.S. Sue looks amazing. and of course David is going to be amazing as always. if only lucy was there *sigh*. love the whole thing. i hope this isn’t the end of Tess, maybe some very small cameos or something. Don’t tell me David is gonna make some sort of statutory rape joke or something?

Deuce Moose September 28, 2011, 12:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #183317

Dave used Shove.
Its Super Effective.

Zety September 28, 2011, 12:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #183318

HOLD UP HERE!!!! ….i think he just figured out she will be leaving or something stupid like that…

DinR September 28, 2011, 12:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #183320

Oh Wow.
OH WAIT. Lucy Isnt There. . I Just Noticed.
Wow Im Slow /Shot
Happy Birthday Tess :D

NightFaller September 28, 2011, 12:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #183321

David’s reaction lol XD

Day~Day September 28, 2011, 12:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #183322


IcedHotChocolate September 28, 2011, 12:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #183324

David’s as clueless as ever. Guess he didn’t realize it was her 18th birthday. Knowing David, he’s probably going to stick his foot in his mouth right now and say something stupid. Ah David, you never change.

DanMan September 28, 2011, 12:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #183326

So the question of the day is David sad because Tess is 18 or glad? Either way we all know it’s because David is a perv. LOL

starfighter105 September 28, 2011, 12:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #183327

David cracks me up XD Thanks Taeshi

Issun September 28, 2011, 12:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #183328

Captain David:

Falcawwwn…. PUUUUUSSSSHH!!

Aspear September 28, 2011, 12:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #183329

Prepare for epic David Rant!

ultimateZ September 28, 2011, 12:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #183330

QUIET EVERYONE!!! Let us hear the words of wisdom that David wishes to share… O.O

Redneck September 28, 2011, 12:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #183331

Dave to the rescue!

dbzhardcore September 28, 2011, 12:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #183332

Da ****!? Geez david

anonymous2 September 28, 2011, 12:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #183333

Awesome!!! Wonder what David is up to.

Flame-LoneWolf September 28, 2011, 12:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #183334

Paulo being the bad a$$ he is doesn’t even move when pushed 8-)

Issun September 28, 2011, 12:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #183335

I can sense that David is going to say something really creepy. 8•

Wolf September 28, 2011, 12:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #183336

Looks like david forgot to take his meds again

2Cents September 28, 2011, 12:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #183338


“WOAH!…..You’re legal.”

45Years September 28, 2011, 12:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #183339

It’s the irresistible force 8-D against the immovable object 8-).

revengineer September 28, 2011, 12:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #183340

I can already see the gears of Davids brain turning…
tick… tick… tick…
18=Legal sex age!
My guess is that ^this^ is what David’s thinking about. Not that you all hadn’t noticed that already.
It remains to be seen though. Can’t wait for friday. :D

Boringamus September 28, 2011, 12:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #183346

you could draw that as an after effect next page…?? :,0

xetch September 28, 2011, 12:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #183347

My thought is that David is going to mention that Lucy isn’t there, and they can’t have the party without her.

At least… I hope someone’s going to mention it… I really miss seeing her with her friends.

Charvale September 28, 2011, 12:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #183348

You know, I’m 18 and the only thing my brother ever says when I mention my age is “… You could be in a porn!!!” So I can’t help think that’s what David’s gonna say.

Otherwise… why u hit Daisy, pup?! There’s a perfectly good Mike to hit on the other side of her!

I know people keep defending Mike but it comes down to this. Would you hate him if he were real and you met him? The answer to that for me would be “**** yes.” So…. Yeah. If I could I’d slap sense into him, but I can’t, so I’ll just hate on him. That’s that.

Hope Tess finds something good to do with her life.

Biblioholic September 28, 2011, 12:37 AM EST.

Comment ID #183350


David, you’re the best comic relief I’ve ever seen. And the most perverted one.

Bearcoon September 28, 2011, 12:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #183351

ok, i have to start off with this…

biblioholic… first, im concerned why your brother is thinking about porn involving his own sibling.

second, mike doesn’t deserve to get hit… instead, lucy and paulo should both be gutted and then served up in a chinese restaurant.

now, about this page… i assume david will say one of these things:

1. whoa!! …you’re legal! - even so, doesn’t mean he or paulo are of legal age, so it’d be statutory rape if she were to have sex with any of them.

2. whoa!! …lucy is missing, we cant celebrate without her! - extremely unlikely, he’s too stupid to notice a friend missing.

3. whoa!! …it’s your birthday?! - more likely, the idiot probably forgot the whole reason they gathered together like that.

4. whoa!! …paulo, what do you mean you didn’t touch her? that was your chance! - again, likely, because he’s a perverted moron.

actually, i could probably go on and on about things david could say, but i’ll just wait until friday to see what happens.

Thanatos September 28, 2011, 12:53 AM EST.

Comment ID #183352

Here comes David with something that will be very stupid, coming from him it is probably having to do with sex or something else like drugs, or maybe that he didn’t know her age XD

CTS4Kouhei September 28, 2011, 12:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #183353

OH COME ON DAVID! D= Now is not the time for “David Time”! It’s TESS TIME! …I mean really… it’s her B-day, let her have this moment.

Paulo is barely effected to the shove… just a tilt head with a :nope: or :/ look… or close to them anyway with these emoticons…

…you really should’ve had Abbey in there getting ready to punch David… it would’ve been funny. 8-D

Blue Sly September 28, 2011, 12:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #183354

Hmm Sue’s long arm bothers me a bit. And Daisy’s face too. It looks so…remarked…uhh i don’t know how to express it. Good page and whoa David slapping Paulo and Daisy…Abbey is going to issue a detention for him and then beat the hell out of his sorry butt.

Frustrated_Writer September 28, 2011, 1:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #183355

David, don’t even think about. She’s legal, but YOU aren’t.

CriticalQuit September 28, 2011, 1:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #183356

For that comment, Taeshi, I like Abbey even more :3 but lol David

V September 28, 2011, 1:08 AM EST.

Comment ID #183357

Daisy’s face in the final panel.

StarSturdy September 28, 2011, 1:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #183358

everyone get ready for another funny david joke!

Aries September 28, 2011, 1:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #183359


Afaik Lucy isn’t missing? You just can’t see her on this page. I guess it’s an option though but I doubt there is room for such a thing in this story line.

I love how Paulo is just sitting there while getting shoved in the face by David XD

TehLulzinator September 28, 2011, 1:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #183360

Ok, david is either freaking out because Tess isn’t opening his gift first, or because he didn’t know she was turning 18. or because he thinks it’s the 18th of September, and thought he traveled back in time, when Sue said “Happy 18th”. Or because that means now he and Paulo can’t do anything with her because it would be statutory rape.

Zilla September 28, 2011, 1:22 AM EST.

Comment ID #183361

18?! hot damn shese barely legal ;)

huh September 28, 2011, 1:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #183362

I’d like to think that Abbey was just in a state of shock, and that we will most likely see his reaction in the next page.

… I just love how he was ready to slam a detention on Paulo xD

Skygaze September 28, 2011, 1:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #183363

yes David, she’s 18, totally legal in your country, but she legal in my country 2 years ago :-*

ChewySmokey September 28, 2011, 1:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #183364

Holy crap she is eighteen? :l DAaaaaaaNG. I’ll only be seventeen when I start collage!!! ACK! Haha and i am pretty sure that David is upset because Tess is totally oPening her present the wrong way. I mean come ON! Sloooowly unwrapping gently to take a peek, giggle like a fool and then unfold the paper so you can use it later? WHAT?!?! NEVVVEEEERRR!!!!!! D8,’ anyway, awesome expressions again!!! Perfect coloring! Very bright an beautiful!!! I love this style! Keep it up and ignore the Haters!

Lemme Sleep plz September 28, 2011, 1:29 AM EST.

Comment ID #183365

<3 Paulo’s face in the last panel… he’s clearly used to David doing this sort of thing by now.

SJ September 28, 2011, 1:31 AM EST.

Comment ID #183366

LOL, it’s my birthday today for real. Sept. 28

Arampagin hobo September 28, 2011, 1:34 AM EST.

Comment ID #183367

I love their faces in the last panel :smirk:

Hatsune Miku September 28, 2011, 1:40 AM EST.

Comment ID #183368

its sept. 28 llamo

ello mates September 28, 2011, 1:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #183369

Oh, hey David, what new?
Seems like things like what happened now are pretty much all he does nowadays, that and completing quests assigned to him by Paulo.

S0me001 September 28, 2011, 1:50 AM EST.

Comment ID #183370

Oh, good lord, David, what? :/

Judge Tri-Edge September 28, 2011, 1:55 AM EST.

Comment ID #183371

i have a feeling that he’s gunna be like “OPEN MINE FIRST!!!!”

Neila078 September 28, 2011, 1:56 AM EST.

Comment ID #183372

I love David, so much.

Sally September 28, 2011, 1:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #183373

That how you separate them…Hah

Aoriki September 28, 2011, 2:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #183374


Mysterious Stranger September 28, 2011, 2:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #183375

I believe David is realising it is her 18th birthday.
18th birthday is when you become legal in some places, right? 8-D

DrNazus September 28, 2011, 2:10 AM EST.

Comment ID #183376

8-D David! That was so rude! :3 but because yer cute and dull I’ll let it slide… I can’t get over how amazing the pages are looking, their just… So pretty and professional looking!
Okey, that is all.

TaraTangTimesTwo September 28, 2011, 2:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #183377

WHOA!!! Where’s the heck is the cake? 8-D

Or… WHOA!!! Someone’s in need of some birthday spanks! 8-D

Jessica U. Ingmann September 28, 2011, 2:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #183378

oh no here it comes D:

Reimer September 28, 2011, 2:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #183379

@Thantos Heh, we’re brothers, we poke fun at each other. It ain’t creepy stuff, why he jokes about that. Suffice to say I’m not the type who’d do that sort of thing. Ever. It’s funny because instead of “You could vote!” it’s… that.

And I don’t think you really mean that about Daisy and Paulo, Thantos… you’re just exaggerating. If not, I’m glad I’m using an alias because then you’d be the sort who believes being a little cheeky at times needs a death sentance… and that’s only rationalizing wanting Paulo dead. I can’t see any reason why you might not like Daisy. I mean, perhaps not love, or not have an opinion on, or at least have that opinion be “meh.” Hate her though? I don’t see it. Unless there’s something to be had against bright friends who help and pitch in as much as they can. Honestly only someone who REALLY likes Tess, disliked that Daisy didn’t forgive Tess, and won’t forgive her for that… only someone who thought like that might see anything to hate in Daisy, unless I missed something.

Either that or a goth sees a prep and says she should be gutted for being so damn happy.

Aka: By what I see, only hypocrites and goths hate Daisy. You apparently hate Daisy (and Paulo). Therefore… (:,’

You are free to correct me. I’ve only read the comic once through, I’m sure there’s something I missed.

Biblioholic September 28, 2011, 2:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #183383

Seriously… Lucy… Where is she?

Atlas September 28, 2011, 3:05 AM EST.

Comment ID #183386

Passing judgement on his own authority? Whatever happened to due process, Abbey? And why would a secretary have that sort of power?

Abbey’s evil, mang. :nope:

Spectre39 September 28, 2011, 4:20 AM EST.

Comment ID #183387

OBJECTION! the records clearly show that Paulo DID in fact touch her.

skmojo September 28, 2011, 4:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #183388

Paulo didn’t even budge when david hit him, and mike has this wtf look on his face.

thuiy September 28, 2011, 4:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #183389

Love Daisy in the last panel 8-D

Haddi September 28, 2011, 5:11 AM EST.

Comment ID #183390

Don’t know what it is in other places, but here in awesome sunny Queensland the legal age for sex is 16. I know Taeshi lives in… um… crap. forgot. Sydney. I think. Well, I don’t know where this comic is held. I always imagined the characters were all in America, but I’m not sure. So, depending on where the comic is held, David might be getting all hyped up about it being the legal age for her. But I notice his absence in the earlier parts of the comic and I think that he may have been hiding under the table, playing Mouse Trap. Then he had an epiphiny when he realised how to play, so he jumped up and “WOAH!” or maybe he had a heart attack cause he lost is fine dinin’ glass and cloth.

bendy September 28, 2011, 5:44 AM EST.

Comment ID #183391

Wait she’s 18 now?my 18th birthday was just a week ago when this comic started…weird

Who? September 28, 2011, 6:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #183392

Paulo is not amused

That guy... over there September 28, 2011, 6:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #183393

David is kinda slow to realise thing.

Dusk September 28, 2011, 6:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #183394

God dang it. Mike looks adorable and is acting sweet. Also Daisy’s face in the last panel, hilarious.

Kindle Kat September 28, 2011, 6:23 AM EST.

Comment ID #183395

and it was, the first comic that didn’t have lucy in it

lolwut September 28, 2011, 6:59 AM EST.

Comment ID #183396

Why do I have the feeling that David just understood that Tess is 18 and considered an adult? lol

Inumaru12 September 28, 2011, 7:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #183397

Btw I am the only one who thinks that Daisy looks rather pale in here?

Not-Caring-Hoomin September 28, 2011, 7:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #183398

Either David is freaked out that she’s considered an adult… or maybe he wants her to open his present first? 8-D
Also, I love the way daisy looks in the first panel. Lol

JustAFurry September 28, 2011, 7:16 AM EST.

Comment ID #183399

I bet David’s gonna say something like “You mean she’s legal now?” 8-D

chickbabe208 September 28, 2011, 7:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #183400

10 points for griffindor… wait i mean David =O

Dudster September 28, 2011, 7:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #183401

WOAH is right David! Lucy isnt there! Cant have a party without the whole gang

assassin250 September 28, 2011, 7:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #183402

And now David shall destroy the moment!

BCA September 28, 2011, 7:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #183403

@Taeshi you could have done abbey holding Daisy tightly while glaring darkly to a airheaded David, if it bothered that much ^_^

anyways, I think chickbabe208 is right, David is really going to revel at the fact she’s 18 XD

btw, I think the eyes in this new style are too… round.

Lycan September 28, 2011, 7:28 AM EST.

Comment ID #183404

I would enjoy an expenses paid vacation…and friends that surprise me with presents ;_; I’ve got no rich friends

2tailed_fox September 28, 2011, 7:41 AM EST.

Comment ID #183405

XD I love Daisy’s face in the last panel.

Also, I have a feeling that David is going to ruin everything by asking where Lucy is…. While she’s off plaining something for Tess. :O Well… Unless she is elsewhere like… getting lunch or talking to Agustus Mad Lucy

Mewkat September 28, 2011, 7:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #183406

This chapter is beginning to look relatively pointless to me now. So what was the point, exactly? Just to show Tess angsting for three pages before everyone proves her wrong? I really hope David has something up his sleeve next page…

NintendoSegaSonyGuy September 28, 2011, 8:18 AM EST.

Comment ID #183407


Did she just put on a fresh coat of eyeliner????? e__o

LemonFilling September 28, 2011, 8:25 AM EST.

Comment ID #183408

Oh, by the way, I like the new font for comments! :D And yes I’m too lazy to go edit my last comment.

LemonFilling September 28, 2011, 8:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #183409

Good leaf David, must you ruin the happy moments with your shenanigans?

TheMysteriousMan September 28, 2011, 8:26 AM EST.

Comment ID #183410

uh-oh. I Sense a David Moment A coming!

Anthony September 28, 2011, 8:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #183411


Paulo’s face is like: “You want me to care? I don’t care a ****.” or, “What the heck bro? Did you lick a toad?”

K September 28, 2011, 8:43 AM EST.

Comment ID #183412


Soren September 28, 2011, 8:48 AM EST.

Comment ID #183413


Huh? September 28, 2011, 8:51 AM EST.

Comment ID #183414

Ware Lucy go?
I noticed when the comic started, but she hasn’t shown up yet so now I’m really wondering :P

Clare September 28, 2011, 8:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #183415

Yay! mike is not a depressed b****!

anon September 28, 2011, 8:59 AM EST.

Comment ID #183416

WHOA!! why is david going “WHOA!!”

catboyn September 28, 2011, 9:03 AM EST.

Comment ID #183417

I suppose if someone were to trip on a stick or something he would give the stick detention

Iris September 28, 2011, 9:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #183418

David goes whoa cuz he lost the epic fine dining glass

Desterga September 28, 2011, 9:30 AM EST.

Comment ID #183419

the look on Paulo’s face! XD
he knows exactly what David’s going to say.

Bit-small September 28, 2011, 9:42 AM EST.

Comment ID #183420

Devid just notice she 18! and gonna say something stupid! =D

Harus September 28, 2011, 9:54 AM EST.

Comment ID #183421

I love the way you used a single background for this comic. Also why is Paulo smiling in the second panel, but frowning in the third? I’m assuming that he was happy for Tess in the second panel and that Mike’s voice killed his mood. >.>

Cuddle Bear September 28, 2011, 10:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #183422

Either David is going to say something about her being 18, or he’s just now realizing it’s her birthday. 8-D

Xenos September 28, 2011, 10:24 AM EST.

Comment ID #183424

@Xenos Haahahhahaha yeah! Sounds like David.
“She’s LEGAL now!?”

ChickenNugget September 28, 2011, 11:33 AM EST.

Comment ID #183426

Guess he just realized that Lucy isn’t there^^

Me September 28, 2011, 2:10 PM EST.

Comment ID #183427

I have this image in my mind of David shouting “***** ALERT!”

Is that wrong of me? :)

Meh, I am sure there is David ***** porn out there somewhere.

Fruvous September 28, 2011, 3:18 PM EST.

Comment ID #183428

where’s Lucy D:

cheshiregirl September 28, 2011, 3:26 PM EST.

Comment ID #183429

Oh David saying something stupid/hilarious alert!!! I ca’t wait to see the next page!!!

Wait September 28, 2011, 3:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #183430


Migrant September 28, 2011, 3:41 PM EST.

Comment ID #183431

Whoah! I know kung fu.

Davin Felth September 28, 2011, 3:53 PM EST.

Comment ID #183432

I can guess that David had no idea that she was 18. I just know it!

Tom September 28, 2011, 4:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #183433

Ha, ha! This made my day. XD

PURPLZ September 28, 2011, 4:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #183434

I say David just realized Lucy was missing…

Bloop! September 28, 2011, 4:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #183435


Cata :3 September 28, 2011, 4:18 PM EST.

Comment ID #183436

Pualo’s face as David pushes him, it’s just so, what-the-hell-is-this-guy-doing-ish. And then Daisy’s face, I have no idea what that is.

Theodore September 28, 2011, 4:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #183437

im startin to love the new art work over the old one

RedcoatJack September 28, 2011, 4:30 PM EST.

Comment ID #183440

Abbey clam down. He touched her leg if anything. It’s not like he punched it or anything. *smash* AH god my leg ouu presents!

She’s 18? :o Wow. Kinda have a David expression right now. Except there’s nobody to push over. ._.

JC September 28, 2011, 5:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #183441



JC September 28, 2011, 5:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #183442

Where’s Lucy? Maybe that’s why David is freaking.

Autumn September 28, 2011, 5:10 PM EST.

Comment ID #183443

im waiting for david to take all the presents

Kanonon September 28, 2011, 5:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #183444


TheGirlWhoNeverComments September 28, 2011, 5:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #183445

My friend did the same thing when I turned eighteen

wolfdragonful September 28, 2011, 6:24 PM EST.

Comment ID #183446

Well, if you’re still drawing the last page of this it could end with the last panel being Abby saying he’s going to have a “talk” with David. Or something like that?

Heather September 28, 2011, 6:39 PM EST.

Comment ID #183447

Oh my…I hope nothing bad happened to Lucy…
Way to go David and ruin the moment! Mad Lucy

BunnyPopIsHere September 28, 2011, 6:53 PM EST.

Comment ID #183448

I sense a David-derp moment

Silver the Dragon September 28, 2011, 6:54 PM EST.

Comment ID #183449

What, did David only just realize that Tess is an adult now? The possibilities of what the one thing he will choose to say about the matter may be boggle the mind.

42 September 28, 2011, 7:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #183450

I feel as though this is gonna turn into a scene like from the Apirl fools comic.

Pumpkinberry September 28, 2011, 7:03 PM EST.

Comment ID #183451

18=LEGAL. Paulo will rejoice. Hurray.

Lotvk September 28, 2011, 7:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #183452

Daisy and Paulo’s faces in the last panel sent me into quite the giggle fit there. XD Classic~

PossiblyVenomous September 28, 2011, 7:14 PM EST.

Comment ID #183453

Well, you could have a raging Abbey being restrained by Sue in the background of the next page as David talks, maybe? x) I had to laugh at Paulo’s face in the last panel, by the way. And poor Daisy’s.

nanxi September 28, 2011, 7:51 PM EST.

Comment ID #183454

Dammit Abbey. Stop looking like me, it’s bad for you.

Quaddy September 28, 2011, 7:54 PM EST.

Comment ID #183455

@Bloop ikr where is luce???

James September 28, 2011, 8:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #183458

Uhm. The eyes make this look all childish. Don’t get me wrong it’s great ;D but I think it makes them look … Idk.. Younger? but the rest is perfect

XD September 28, 2011, 8:22 PM EST.

Comment ID #183459

is it not me or is Lucy not there?

voice September 28, 2011, 8:26 PM EST.

Comment ID #183462

I don’t like the eyes of Daisy in this page, she seems to be using too much makeup :( the only panel they look normal are in panel four. :O

SFox September 28, 2011, 9:01 PM EST.

Comment ID #183464

I bet david is going to be lik WHOA WHAO WHOA WHOA WHOA! That isnt my Batman cup! Oh yea! Am i the only one who hasnt noticed Lucy baby?” XD I think Taeshi knows that Lucy isn’t there. She is one of the main characters you know…. JUST SAYIN

Timni September 28, 2011, 9:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #183468

SFox: Daisy doesn’t wear makeup, she’s adorable enough without it.
Except for that Derp face on the last panel.

Random Internet Loser September 28, 2011, 9:48 PM EST.

Comment ID #183470

Leave it to David to ruin a perfectly good moment.. lol David! :)

KBAM September 28, 2011, 9:51 PM EST.

Comment ID #183471

I think he’s gonna shoot for a “You’re legal now!” joke, or something of the sort.

Delusional September 28, 2011, 9:52 PM EST.

Comment ID #183472

didn’t tess used to wear a heart necklace with a lock on it? when did it change to a star (sorry for just noticing this) o-o

crestoffuture September 28, 2011, 10:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #183473

“WHOA…….YOU’RE 18??”

Oh david you silly goose.

Aquati September 28, 2011, 10:08 PM EST.

Comment ID #183478

haters gonna hate sorry that people are so mad about there bad drawing skills

Goreko September 28, 2011, 10:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #183479

Love everyone’s expressions in the last panel…especially David’s. 8-D
David’s randomness absolutely kills me… :D

KawaiiMarshmallow September 28, 2011, 10:18 PM EST.

Comment ID #183480

Hey, if they’re celebrating her birthday, where’s Lucy? I mean wouldn’t she be here for this kind of thing? Unless she’s doing some extra coping right now.

Cyaniede September 28, 2011, 10:21 PM EST.

Comment ID #183481

After seeing this page for a few times I really like the new art style however I think it kind of makes Daisy’s eye look a bit funky because of the dark outline it was like she’s ever wearing mascera or some type of make up. Not a bad thing but it just looks odd because of how dark it is. It kind of makes it look like she’s been crying or depressed/sad and she ain’t no Lucy.

Wait September 28, 2011, 10:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #183484

The only comment that even works for this is obviously this.

David’s either WOAH YOU’RE 18!?!! or WOAH WHERE’S LUCY?!?
Either way, something silly’s about to happen. I can feel it.
Also, pretty sure Paulo’s only mad about getting shoved.

That Guy! September 28, 2011, 10:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #183485

Lol Tess is born on Rosh Hashanah. What a coincidence…

Dr. Klaus September 28, 2011, 10:47 PM EST.

Comment ID #183486

hello, fellow BCB readers and, if the devious plot of mine im about to lay !out and sheer, random coincidence come together tasheai (taishi? taishea? whatever the name of the BCB artist is)! I am curtisimo. you have never heard of me because this is my first post. before i begin, i want to say i apolgise for posting this here, but i really dont know how/where to post things like this. my devious plan, as afore mentioned, is this: to become a well known, cynical, honist BCB comenator/critic. im speaking directly to tasheai(?) when i say the following: i have been a long-time BCB reader (and by long time i mean a week ago a few hours a day), and i quite enjoy it! keep up the good work! (insert happy emoticon i dont know how to do those yet). now, the general public may ask itself: who is this mysterious stranger? how do i know he will be brutally honest like he says? does he use complicated words on purpose or is that his normal speech? the awnsers are as follows: I am a 13 year old guy who gets bored at night, whips out the DSI and goes on the internet. you can know im brutally honest because im like that all the time, ‘bout everything. not to say im not sensitive to emotions but thats just how it is. yes, i do use overcomplicated words on purpose. i find it funny, sue me. for tonight, i bid you adiew.

hello, BCB world! September 28, 2011, 11:25 PM EST.

Comment ID #183487

The last panel made me laugh a little. David killing the moment and Paulo’s face make me LOL.

Starkeyblade September 28, 2011, 11:35 PM EST.

Comment ID #183488

@ Hello, BCB world!

Trolling, or just lonely?

JL September 28, 2011, 11:40 PM EST.

Comment ID #183489

looks like @Thanatos has some competition from @hello, BCB world!. Don’t worry Thanatos you’ll always be number one Paulo rantist in my books. As for this page I love it even more each time i read it, which is like 50-60 times now. Thanks Taeshi.

Deuce Moose September 28, 2011, 11:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #183490

This needs more Jasmine.
How can I continue to be a Jazz man if I don’t get my weekly fix?
Just sayin’.

I will follow suit and just say:


@ hello, BCB world!
You misspelled a few words there.
Just sayin’.

Patches September 29, 2011, 12:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #183491

Pray it ths situation is similar to Birthday Double-Team or **** will hit the fan :X

paulosawesome September 29, 2011, 12:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #183492

First of all Sue looks gorgous on this page. I like her she needs more screen time, lol or a whole segment dedicated to her. Secondly, HAPPY B-DAY TESS!!! That shoulda been first huh 8-D. Third. David! FALCON PUNCH!!! 8-D POW Daisy my love ahhh poor baby right in the face lol :P don’t cry sweety;_; lol Get him abby Furious Abbey

JustSomeCritic September 29, 2011, 12:19 AM EST.

Comment ID #183493

@Hello BCB
I understand for a 13 year old with very limited mental capacities “mysterious” or “brutally” might be complicated words, but to all the other people who can actually spell “answers” properly on the first try, you sound awfully like a chittering monkey.
Good job on the trolling attempt, though. You might’ve actually riled up the other 10 year old children a little.

Also, someone’s gotta help Abbey reach that tree that’s stuck up his ***. Abbey you-a so silly.

Neveko September 29, 2011, 12:35 AM EST.

Comment ID #183494

@Hello, BCB world!
dude calm down, take a deep breath and go into the “real world” for a few minutes
and its adieu i believe o3o

Doom September 29, 2011, 12:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #183495

How is BCB World being a troll? You guys need to stop misusing that term :-[

Taeshi September 29, 2011, 1:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #183496

@Hello,BCB world. lol mission accomplished buddy, u wanted to get noticed and u did. U got taeshi’s attention congradulations. But ya i agree with the other 2 don’t be a troll. Taeshi got your back this time but if your not carful with your comments i doubt it the next time. Try it like this: hey this page looks realy nice i like the following…………….ext get it? got it? good :P

JustSomeCritic September 29, 2011, 1:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #183497

Now I can’t tell if you guys are trolling or just stupid. He’s introducing himself on the site, although in the wrong place. He should go and do that in the IRC or the forums.

anonymous2 September 29, 2011, 1:46 AM EST.

Comment ID #183498

He isn’t being a troll though, you guys should quit harassing him and knock it off.

Taeshi September 29, 2011, 2:06 AM EST.

Comment ID #183499

I agree, I don’t see anything trollish about the comment. Has the definition of troll changed the last time I logged on?

Floweramon September 29, 2011, 2:21 AM EST.

Comment ID #183500

hi taeshi i think bcb is hilarios XD

ello mates September 29, 2011, 2:27 AM EST.

Comment ID #183501

Knowing the new less funny David, this can’t be good >.>

John September 29, 2011, 2:37 AM EST.

Comment ID #183502

David: “Wait! So Tess is totally legal now?! NO WAY, THAT’S AWESOME!”
Tess: “I’m not banging you.”
David: “Aw, nuts… Please?”
Tess: “Sorry, but no.”
David: “Y’sure?”
Tess: Uh uh.”
David: *grin* “So you’re not sure…”
Tess: *uncomfortable laugh* “You sure are persistent.”
David: “In more ways than one.”
Tess: …
Lucy: *kick to the face* “Down boy. Or you’ll get another.”

Hoheh September 29, 2011, 2:42 AM EST.

Comment ID #183503

bet anyone $50 that david is gonna say something about tess being 18 involving paulo and that night at the hotel on vacation

Sonic-Teen September 29, 2011, 6:17 AM EST.

Comment ID #183506

sry i was not trying to imply that @hello, BCB world! was a troll. just joking around.

Deuce Moose September 29, 2011, 6:42 AM EST.

Comment ID #183508

thank you for not thinking im a troll, deuce moose. i was a little worried i might come off like one sometimes. i didnt want my name to be `hello BCB world.`. that was a moment of confusion. also could someone tell me how to view older commnts on this page cause i kinda wanna see peoples reaction

curtisimo September 29, 2011, 6:58 AM EST.

Comment ID #183510


MidnightSnack September 29, 2011, 7:36 AM EST.

Comment ID #183511

Haha, I just loved “THE BRICK” feeling on Paulo. But really, get abbey in and lucy calming down David the hard way. XD

Tudor September 29, 2011, 8:02 AM EST.

Comment ID #183513

I still wonder what was your problem with the previous eyes style. If you are really sticking with these, you need to perfect them. Daisy’s are just too off.

Ana September 29, 2011, 9:07 AM EST.

Comment ID #183514

Perhaps Lucy is bringing the cake, and David is looking beyond Tess seeing Lucy and the cake arrive?

BluJax September 29, 2011, 9:34 AM EST.

Comment ID #183515

He’s saying whoa because she is legal now, if you catch my drift~ 8-) 8-D

Brooke September 29, 2011, 10:13 AM EST.

Comment ID #183516

I love this story, the way you color is so simple and cute.

But I do find some of the dialogue a little odd in this page. Paulo says he didn’t touch her, when he did?
Saying perhaps “I barely touched her” would work better?

Other then that, fantastic work! :D

Lanie September 29, 2011, 10:42 AM EST.

Comment ID #183517

Wow, Abbey seems to becoming a jerk over the past few comics, hasn’t he?

Gregory September 29, 2011, 12:22 PM EST.

Comment ID #183519

Ana: Gee, I wonder if that’s why I keep using them????????

Can’t perfect something if I don’t keep using it.

Taeshi September 29, 2011, 12:32 PM EST.

Comment ID #183520

Attention ALL! I am about to take the BITTERSWEETCANDYBOWL CHALLENGE! What is that u ask? I am going to sit here and have a marothon of Taeshi’s comic. I want u all to do the same. I”m doing it of course because i’m bored and got nothing going on today lol……..Rules: U must read every single comic. 2 u must try your very hardest not to give spiolers. 3 U must realy realy realy try not to have spoilers. 4 When your done u gotta email 10 friends and tell them to check this site out. READY? SET! GO! XD

JustSomeCritic September 29, 2011, 1:22 PM EST.

Comment ID #183521


In the Netherlands, we have a saying for that, ‘Mierenneuker’

It means nitpicker, but then a bit more vulgar.

In otherwords, stop freaking out about the style and just enjoy the comic.

Davey September 29, 2011, 1:22 PM EST.

Comment ID #183522

JustSomeCritic: While I appreciate that, I would rather that not be discussed in the comments section. You can make a topic on the forums if you want. The comments section is not supposed to be for chatroom antics which is similar to what you’re talking about.

It’s nice that you wanna marathon it, but people can definitely marathon if they wish, but would rather not have them talk about it. Unless you wanna comment on the work as you go :P

Taeshi September 29, 2011, 1:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #183523

Taeshi forgive me ._.

JustSomeCritic September 29, 2011, 1:42 PM EST.

Comment ID #183524

Daisy’s eyes look extra cute c: If that isn’t weird to say, haha… xP

Deftinwolf September 29, 2011, 2:14 PM EST.

Comment ID #183535

The new art style looks really, really good here. Daisy’s the only exception. But, ya know… i don’t care for her that much anyway.

Davey: I’m gonna use that word quite often now in my vocabulary.

StarSturdy September 29, 2011, 3:27 PM EST.

Comment ID #183540

@curtisimo, on the pc or ipod there should be a button that says “show *some number* comments” and if you click that you can see the older ones. idk how it works on the DSi, sry.

Deuce Moose September 29, 2011, 4:04 PM EST.

Comment ID #183545

hello, peoples! i got back from school just now and thanks to deuce moose i viewed the fallout of my comment and i have some things to say. 1: neveko, to use a mildly polite term, you are a jerk. i dont cuss but you can fill in ″jerk″ with any word you see fit. 2: thank you anonymous thats EXACTLY what i was trying to do. 3: OHMAHGAWD TAESHI RESPONDED TO/DEFENDED ME I FELL EXTRA SPECIALS!! lol im not that hyped up about it, but WOAH man! 4 im going to try and go back to the chapter im on (return) and read thru so i know whats going on in the comic. thank you for listening to most, f-ya to neveko, and OHMAHGAWF TAESHI NOTICED ME! goodbye for now.

curtisimo September 29, 2011, 5:12 PM EST.

Comment ID #183546

Eeehhhhhh, no, I think you made the right choice. While I agree that Abbey isn’t the type to be passive about that, it could easily be used to show character development. That’s just David being David, Daisy wasn’t hurt, and Abbey could understand that. He could still be upset, which could be shown with a glare on the next page, but Abbey’s been around long enough to know that David’s a goofy guy but wouldn’t pull any antics that actually hurt someone. That said, I would suppose a lot of this would depend on Daisy’s reaction, wouldn’t it? Hmmm…

Just my thoughts on the matter, my opinions on character behavior as I understand them so far. I’m not saying I know the characters better than the creators, only telling it like I see it.

I hope you like text.

Fauxlosopher September 29, 2011, 5:13 PM EST.

Comment ID #183554

Huh. Never paid much attention to it until people started pointing it out, but Daisy does look sort of odd in this style. I never liked Daisy a whole lot anyhow though, so I could be blinded by my general dislike of her.

Still adore how Tess looks in this style though.

So I wonder what sort of epiphany David has come to. She’s legal, most likely. Or maybe that other fellow was right and he sees Lucy and cake. I could see that happening. I mean, Lucy wouldn’t just not be there, unless Mike was being a jerk and told her not to come or something. I can see Mike pulling that lol

Psychnuat September 29, 2011, 6:31 PM EST.

Comment ID #183555

I think David just realized Lucy wasn’t there.

HOLY SWORD September 29, 2011, 6:56 PM EST.

Comment ID #183556

David you idiot… Now you’re going to make Abbey RAGE!

ICE SHIELD September 29, 2011, 6:58 PM EST.

Comment ID #183558

How I love David. :-)

cookie September 29, 2011, 8:07 PM EST.

Comment ID #183565

Wow…this curtisimo guy is an idiot. No offense.

RabidMouse September 29, 2011, 10:15 PM EST.

Comment ID #183569

Please don’t simply be mean @RabidMouse, if you have something constructive say it otherswise the guys been bashed enough for no reason as it is.

Deuce Moose September 29, 2011, 10:23 PM EST.

Comment ID #183571

@bcbsuck. well, if you don’t like these comics, GO SOMEWHERE ELSE!!! honestly, it just ticks me off reading the comments and come across someone who felt like posting dumb and pointless comments that looks like my 5 year old typed up. basically, as mother always said, “If you dont have anything nice to say, dont say anything at all.” @Teashi, sorry if i misused my commenting privelige.

assassin250 September 29, 2011, 10:33 PM EST.

Comment ID #183576

I still wonder, what could possibly be on Davids mind, probably that thing all highschool guys think ^.^

CTS4Kouhei September 29, 2011, 10:44 PM EST.

Comment ID #183581

“David: You are 18#? are you a pedo?”

FenixWong951 September 29, 2011, 11:00 PM EST.

Comment ID #183585

Wait, where’s ******?!

paulosawesome September 29, 2011, 11:16 PM EST.

Comment ID #183655

Paulosawesome, ****** left the comic several chapters ago…….

chickbabe208 September 30, 2011, 7:12 AM EST.

Comment ID #184620

Daisy is kinda funny lookin in the last panel o_O

TheMemeGuy October 9, 2011, 6:14 AM EST.

Comment ID #208331

Okay my face is England epic face right now ((If you know Hetalia or what I’m talking about you may laugh)) *cough*

Bittersweetlover! February 8, 2012, 12:15 AM EST.

Comment ID #244337

lookit david. he doesnt read this comic, thats for sure.

idiotic technology April 29, 2013, 2:29 PM EST.

Comment ID #273442

Paulo and Daisy are just like “God damnit David…”

Maith1 January 20, 2014, 11:30 PM EST.

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